The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Engineer
Rank 587 585 545
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
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£438 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £428 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £768 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 6 £425 -2.85% 1
London +1 4 £463 +5.71%
Wales - 3 £450 - 1
South East -2 2 £400 - 1
City of London +12 1 £500 -41.17%
South Wales - 1 £450 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 £450 - 1
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Middleware
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) JBoss
4 7 (43.75%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 4 (25.00%) Drools
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Camel
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) IBM
7 4 (25.00%) Solace
8 3 (18.75%) MuleSoft
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) C
8 3 (18.75%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (18.75%) Informatica
8 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (12.50%) AMQP

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) JBoss
2 7 (43.75%) Apache
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) WildFly
4 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) AMQP
2 2 (12.50%) Multicast
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (25.00%) Drools
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (18.75%) Ultra Messaging
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
1 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Jython
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
1 4 (25.00%) Solace
2 3 (18.75%) MuleSoft
2 3 (18.75%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Siebel
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) Greenplum
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